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Applications open for 2023 nitrates derogation
Barry Murphy
Minister McConalogue has called on dairy farmers who previously did not avail of the derogation to consult with their agricultural adviser on the new banding rates.
26 January 2023 News
Dairygold launches €10m sustainability bonus for suppliers
The Grassroots sustainability bonus will reward farmers for more sustainable farm practices.
26 January 2023 Pedigree
IHFA all-Ireland awards back with a bang
Shanon Kinahan reports from the annual IHFA awards which gave recognition to some of the top Fresian herds in Ireland
Bord Bia to ratchet up farm audits
Bord Bia has not commented on whether it expects QA bonuses to rise with the new audit regime.
25 January 2023 News
Brexit reserve funding to kickstart genotyping of the herd
While starting off as a voluntary scheme, it is likely the scheme would evolve over time into a compulsory genotyping national programme.
25 January 2023 News
Calf-rearing costs up 44% since 2021
Rising input costs have added €50/head to the rearing cost of calves over the last two years.
25 January 2023 News
400-cow Polish dairy business on the market
Based in Poland, Olsen Farms is a profitable Danish-owned dairy business.
25 January 2023 For Sale
Higher-yielding herds in the firing line for nitrates
The Irish Grassland Association dairy conference heard that profitability on higher yields could drop by 53%, reports Aidan Brennan.
25 January 2023 Grass & feeding
Teagasc scholar tackling water quality through improving farmer knowledge
At a recent Teagasc walk, water quality and the steps farmers will need to take going forward were highlighted by a panel of speakers.
CAFRE outlines best practice in calf rearing
Calf rearing on dairy farms has become a specialised task. Kieran Mailey reports.
25 January 2023 Northern Ireland
NI milk league: Lakeland and Tirlán dominate one million-litre leagues
While Lakeland Dairies paid the highest milk price for December, Tirlán leads the way in analysis of rolling 12-month prices.
25 January 2023 Northern Ireland
NI milk league: Lakeland stays on top for December
Lakeland Dairies holds its position on top of the NI milk league for December.
25 January 2023 Northern Ireland